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Dec. 31 Deadline for United Methodist U.S. Church Departures: Could an 'African Wave' be Next?

Posted on AllSides December 21st, 2023
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Religion and Faith, Methodist Church

The fracture of the United Methodist Church (UMC) is nearly complete as a quarter of U.S. congregations in the church have received permission to leave the denomination during a five-year window, closing at the end of this month. 

As CBN News reported, the UMC has been accelerating its moves to become more accepting of LGBTQ lifestyles, despite biblical prohibitions, leading to deeper divisions and more departures from the denomination. The splintering of the UMC, the second-largest denomination in the U.S. with 6.5 million members, is ongoing as thousands of local...

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